Fighting Blood was directed by D W Griffith in 1911. It is one of his Buograph shorts, a rip roaring cowboy and Indian tale with lots of horses and gun play so I added plenty of exciting music and sound effects. Hope you can live with it. Enjoy. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Griffith, ab, silents
The condition of this cartoon is not known. It is an 1940 fleischer studios classic favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Vintage cartoons, Color cartoons, early animation, Raggedy Ann and Andy
Victor 6448B Ignace Jan Paderewski, piano Mazurka in A Minor, Op. 17, No. 4 (Chopin) Mat. C-27920-2 Rec. May 5, 1923 favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Victor, Red Seal, Acoustic, Piano, Paderewski, Chopin
Excerpt From "The News Magazine Of The Screen": http://www.archive.org/details/NewsMaga1951 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, historic, 1951, footbal1951 Orange Bowl, University of Miami, Clemson
One of Walt Disney's earliest Laugh-o-Gram cartoons, and a rare example of Disney's own artworks and animation. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Disney, silent, Laugh-o-Grams
Last Christmas Forever Friends computer animation called Magic Christmas Star. Heartwarming, funny Xmas story for whole Family with Santa Claus, Robin, a lot of white snow, carols, cute Forever Friends Bears. Perfect for a greetings, ecard, wishes or a simple gift. It can be directly downloaded from official Forever Friends website http://www.foreverfriends.co.uk/seasona/christmas.aspx Magic Christmas Star animation was created during last Christmas for Hallmark company. Wish You a Merry X-mas... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: forever friends, when magic really happens, christmas, santa claus, animation, last christmas,...
Four commercials for Tabasco green pepper sauce produced in film resolution for cinema release in Europe. Character modelling and animation using 3D Studio Max with Character Studio, compositing of various rendered layers in After Effects and Shake. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Animation Screening Room 2001
STRAVINSKY: Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) Ballet Suite for Orchestra Walther Straram Concerts Orchestra Igor Stravinsky, conductor COLUMBIA 78rpm Set 129 67703-D - 67707-D (LX1027 - LX1038) Recorded in 1929 I. Adoration of the Earth II. The Sacrifice Digital transfer by F. Reeder favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Stravinsky, Rite of Spring, 78rpm
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" Luise Helletsgruber, soprano Rosette Anday, contralto Georg Maikl, tenor Richard Mayr, bass Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Vienna State Opera Chorus Felix Weingartner, conductor I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso II. Molto vivace III. Adagio molto e cantabile; Andante moderato IV. Presto Columbia 78rpm Set 203 (CHAX 61 - CHAX 76) Recorded February 2-5, 1935 Digital transfer by F. Reeder favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Weingartner, Beethoven, 78rpm
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight". In three movements: Adagio sostenuto, Allegretto, Presto agiato. Artur Schnabel (1882-1951), piano. Recorded circa 1935; a collaboration between the Beethoven Sonata Society and HMV. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Beethoven, sonata, piano, Schnabel, moonlight
HANDEL: The Harmonious Blacksmith (from Suite in G minor). Wanda Landowska, Harpsichord Pleyel. Victor 78rpm disc 12-0006-B. Recorded ca. 1948. Digital transfer by F. Reeder favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Handel, Landowska, harpsichord, 78rpm
A documentary produced by the National Association For the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on the racial disparities in the education provided in South Carolina public schools. The film was produced by the NAACP in its drive to desegregate schools which ultimately led to the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown vs Board of Education. We are shown what "seperate but equal" means in the ramshackle conditions of many school, dozens of young children piling into cars, the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: race, education, documentary
Claudio Abbado, conductor Berlin Philharmonic 'Ode to Joy' (finale) from Symphony No.9, Op. 125 "Choral" Music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Karita Mattila, Violeta Urmana, Thomas Moser & Eike Wilm Schulte, soloist Swedish Radio Choir/Eric Ericson Chamber Choir favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Classic Arts Showcase
Beethoven: Piano Concerto #5 in E flat. Rudolf Serkin, piano. Bruno Walter conducting the New York Philharmonic. In three movements: Allegro, Adagio un poco mosso, Rondo: Allegro ma con troppo. Recorded in 1941. Transfer and restoration from the original 78 set, Columbia Masterworks M-500. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Beethoven, concerto, Serkin, Walter
The Wilhelm scream is a stock sound effect first used in 1951 for the film Distant Drums. Actor-singer Sheb Wooley is considered to be the most likely voice actor for the scream, having appeared on a memo as a voice extra for the film. In "The Charge at Feather River" (1953), the scream is heard when a soldier named Pvt. Wilhelm (played by Ralph Brooke) gets shot in the leg by an arrow. (Source: Wikipedia/Hollywood Lost and Found) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Wilhelm, Scream, Sample, 1951, Distant, Drums
"This description of 'Sumer is icumen in' was originally published at the time of the unveiling at Reading abbey of a memorial tablet, bearing a facsimile of the canon." The score in the present edition is in modern notation, edited by W.S. Rockstro, author of the article, "Sumer is icumen in," in Grove's Dictionary of music. The canon is preserved in ms. Harl. 978 in the British museum favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Sumer is icumen in, Music -- History and criticism Medieval
Early 20th century record where the Haydn Quartet signs Grandfather's Clock. Played on a circa 1930 portable Victrola. Victor 16198 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: 78rpm, Haydn Quartet, Classic song
Waz and Lenny cook delicious "boiled" chocolate cake using a family recipe. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: cooking, home cooking, kitchen, crash test kitchen, crash test, culinary, gourmet, gourmand,...
CRUISE OF THE POLL PARROT In 1922, businessman Paul Parrot sold his shoe business "Poll Parrot Shoes" to the International Shoe Company, which was already selling Red Goose and Weatherbird shoes. The shoes were designed for children and so sponsoring a children's radio show seemed like a good idea. In 1937, they launched a syndicated children's serial named "Cruise of the Poll Parrot". The show was sold in thirteen segment blocks, and three complete blocks exist today. The... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, Cruise of the Poll Parrot,...
"According to Edison film historian C. Musser, this film and others shot on the same day featured Native American Indian dancers from Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, and constitutes the American Indian's first appearance before a motion picture camera." - Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, historic, 1894, American Indian, dance, buffalo dance
STAND BY FOR CRIME This show, from the early 1950s, is a good example of the true story style of delivery made popular in radio's classic crime shows Gangbusters and Mr. District Attorney . Of course, the best and most popular of the true crime shows was Dragnet -- the monotone, "just the facts" style demanded by Jack Webb in the show made two points at once: first, that the show wasn't a typical melodramatic crime show, as had been on radio since "the good old days", and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Stand By for Crime,...
NBC hour-long special, which was broadcast on November 13, 1965. Guests include Bob Hope, Elke Sommer, Walt Disney, and the Beach Boys. Cast: Jack Benny Bob Hope Elke Sommer Walt Disney Brian Wilson Beach Boys Dennis Wilson Beach Boys Carl Wilson Beach Boys Al Jardine Beach Boys Mike Love Beach Boys John Ireland Naomi Stevens Writers: George Balzer Hal Goldman Al Gordon Sam Perrin favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: classic tv, Jack Benny, Elke Sommer, Bob Hope, Beach Boys, Walt Disney
An example of "serious machinima," in this case a student project using machinima to present information about the Holocaust. Directed, produced, written, narrated and edited by ExAnubisLeader (Blake Klampert). "This was a project I did for an english class. I received an A. A main reason I did this was to show that not all class projects have to be boring and we don't always have to use a poster board." -- ExAnubisLeader (Blake Klampert), via YouTube's machinima.com... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Halo, Bungie Studioes, Microsoft, ExAnubisLeader, Holocaust, Klampert, Blake
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): The Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125 "Choral" (1824) Track 1 I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso Track 2 II. Scherzo: Molto vivace - Presto Track 3 III. Adagio molto e cantabile - Andante Moderato - Tempo I - Andante Moderato - Adagio - Lo Stesso Tempo Track 4 IV. Recitative: (Presto – Allegro ma non troppo – Vivace – Adagio cantabile – Allegro assai – Presto: O Freunde) – Allegro assai: Freude, schöner Götterfunken – Alla... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Ludwig, van, Beethoven, 1770, 1827, Symphony, 9, Op, 125, Choral, 1824, Concertgebouw, Orchestra,...
The first film adaptation of the often filmed Mary Shelley story. This film was originally released on March 18 1910. From the Edison Kinetogram: Frankenstein, a young student, is seen bidding his sweetheart and father goodbye, as he is leaving home to enter a college in order to study the sciences. Shortly after his arrival at college he becomes absorbed in the mysteries of life and death to the extent of forgetting practically everything else. His great ambition is to create a human being,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Early film, Silent films, Frankenstein, Thomas Edison, Charles Ogle
Another episode of the early TV comedy, "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show". This episode features a common plot used in early TV, the "crazy fad diet" plot. The show was quite popular, though ratings charts from the period are inconsistent and unreliable. This is reportedly Episode 23 of Season 1, aired 2nd of August, 1951 (my source may be wrong). Complete with Original Commercials. This live broadcast has fairly poor picture quality (my DVD copy is poor). favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 50s, 1950s, 50's, 1950's, Fifties, Sitcom, Humor, Humorous, Comedy, George...
A Max Fleischer cartoon in the "Out of the Inkwell" series for Bray Studios. Listed as Public Domain by Wikipedia. (A better copy than the previously uploaded - http://www.archive.org/details/The_Tantalizing_Fly_1919). favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Max Fleischer, Out of the Inkwell
From the description in Rick Prelinger's Field Guide to Sponsored Films: Popular scientific film directed by Frank Capra that launched the Bell System Science series. Combining animation and live action, Our Mr. Sun uses a scientist-writer team to present information about the sun and its importance to humankind. NOTE: Produced in Technicolor, the film was originally telecast in 1956 and 1957 to 9 million homes; some 600 16mm prints were distributed to schools and community organizations... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: sun, bell science series, science, animation
Part of the 1954 TV series. An Irishman partners with two other persons to purchase a lottery ticket, but then is unable to collect his winnings. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Sherlock Holmes, classic tv, lottery, mystery, detective